Leadership: Angelo Massaro

Head of Southern Europe and South Africa and Managing Director, Italy

Angelo Massaro has broad experience in the FMCG industry and consulting, where he has worked for the past 20 years. He started his career at Nielsen and was then part of the IRI founding team in 1994, building the business to one of the most successful units in IRI's international portfolio. Following the successful start-up of IRI Italy and leading its Client Solutions team, Massaro moved to the Mars Company, where he held several senior leadership positions, including Marketing Director, Trade Marketing Director, and Sales Director.

In 2003, he rejoined IRI to lead Product Marketing in Europe. In 2008 and until 2009, he was named Managing Director of IRI Spain. In 2009, he became Managing Director of IRI Italy and, from June 2012 until September 2015, managed Greece too. In January 2020, Massaro was appointed Head of IRI Southern Europe and South Africa, which includes Italy, Spain, Greece, and South Africa, while remaining Managing Director for IRI Italy.

He has a B.A. from Bocconi University in Milan.